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Riding the Storm Out

Songs of Life, Loss, Healing & Hope Thursday, April 22, 6:00-7:30 PM Sarratt Cinema FREE Admission An Evening of Acoustic Music! Come experience this unique opportunity to pay tribute to those lost along the way with performances by nationally renowned singer-songwriters: Your place to find refuge in the storm.

Posted on April 22, 2010 in Side Notes

An Evening with Elie Wiesel: Civility and Justice for Whom?

Monday, April 12, 7 PM Langford Auditorium Credit: Sergey Bermeniev Project Dialogue and the Office of Religious Life present Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Holocaust survivor and author of numerous books, Elie Wiesel to speak on Civility and Justice for Whom? This lecture will be the concluding event in Project Dialogue’s…

Posted on April 12, 2010 in Side Notes

Good Friday Service

Friday, April 2, Noon St. Augustine’s Chapel Join members of the Christian community in commemoration of this holy day. Sponsored by: Baptist Collegiate Ministry, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Presbyterian Student Fellowship, Wesley/Canterbury and Office of Religious Life

Posted on April 2, 2010 in Side Notes

Muslims and Jews: A Faculty Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, March 24, 4 PM Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Culural Center

Posted on March 24, 2010 in Side Notes

Interfaith Chocolate Seder

Wednesday, March 24, 6 PM Ben Schulman Center for Jewish Life Do you like chocolate? Do you want to learn more about another religion? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should come on out for the chocolate seder! Sponsored by Vanderbilt Hillel and the Interfaith Council

Posted on March 2, 2010 in Side Notes

Sibling Rivalry

Can the religious offspring of Abraham get along? Wednesday, March 17, 7 PM The Commons Center, Multi-Purpose Room Robert Wright is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Evolution of God. His previous books include The Moral Animal: Evolutionary Psychology and Everyday Life (named by the New York Times Book Review as one…

Posted on March 1, 2010 in Side Notes

Women in the Pulpit: A Dialogue of Tradition and Transition

Thursday, February 18, 4 PM Divinity School, Room G-23 Join our distinguished panelists as they address the ordination of women and the influence of gender and gender-identity when communities of faith seek to fill their pulpits. Panelists include: Patout Burns, Edward A. Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies Professor of Religious Studies; Doug Meeks, The Cal…

Posted on February 24, 2010 in Side Notes

Interfaith Panel – “A Day in the Life of…”

Wednesday, February 17, 7 PM Student Life Center, Ballroom A Come join members of the Interfaith Council as they welcome panelists representing ten differenct faith traditions and will describe “A Day in the Life of…(their faith)” Featuring an Atheist, Baha’I, Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu, Jew, Latter-Day Saint (Mormon), Muslim, Protestant and Scientologist. Sponsored by the Interfaith…

Posted on February 24, 2010 in Side Notes

Prophetic Obedience

The Experience and Vision of Roman Catholic Womenpriests Wednesday, February 10, 8 PM Arts Room, Divinity School Joan Houk Roman Catholic Womenpriests reject the penalty of excommunication issued by the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith on May 29, 2008 stating that the women priests and the bishops who ordain them would be excommunicated…

Posted on February 1, 2010 in Side Notes